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January 26, 2017
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A complete waste of energy

Utah engineers develop process for electronic devices that stops wasteful power leakage According to the National Resource Defense Council, Americans waste up to $19 billion annually in electricity costs due to “vampire appliances,” always-on digital devices in the home that … Continue reading

March 26, 2013
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Bio for nano

Engineers work to create new biomaterials with energy technology applications When automotive engineers want to create a new car, they don’t build thousands of prototypes. Instead, they create computer models and run simulations for performance, efficiency and desirability before a … Continue reading

March 19, 2013
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Long Predicted Atomic Collapse State Observed in Graphene

Berkeley Lab researchers recreate elusive phenomenon with artificial nuclei The first experimental observation of a quantum mechanical phenomenon that was predicted nearly 70 years ago holds important implications for the future of graphene-based electronic devices. Working with microscopic artificial atomic … Continue reading

February 24, 2013
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UCLA Researchers Develop New Technique to Scale up Production of Graphene Micro-Supercapacitors

While the demand for ever-smaller electronic devices has spurred the miniaturization of a variety of technologies, one area has lagged behind in this downsizing revolution: energy-storage units, such as batteries and capacitors. Now, Richard Kaner, a member of the California … Continue reading

February 16, 2013
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Positive Online Comments Can Help Blunt Cyberbullying

Want to stop cyberbullying on Facebook? Try using … Facebook. A recently published study by a team of Michigan State University researchers found that one effective way of fighting cyberbullying is by using the medium where it tends to flourish. … Continue reading

October 13, 2012
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Freezing Electrons in Flight

Using the world’s fastest laser pulses, which can freeze the ultrafast motion of electrons and atoms, UA physicists have caught the action of molecules breaking apart and electrons getting knocked out of atoms. Their research helps us better understand molecular … Continue reading

June 24, 2012
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EL Wire Brightens Our World

Electroluminescence has come a long way since its discovery at the start of the 20thcentury. For many years the scientists who pioneered its development struggled to come up with practical applications for electroluminescent technology – early uses of the discovery … Continue reading

September 6, 2011
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Scientists Observe Smallest Atomic Displacements Ever

UCL scientists are part of an international team which has developed a novel X-ray technique for imaging atomic displacements in materials with unprecedented accuracy. The team has applied the technique to determine how a recently discovered class of exotic materials … Continue reading